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Computer Prices May Be Going Down

Posted June 25, 1996 7:00 a.m. EDT

— June 26, 1996 - 6:01 p.m. EDT

Buying a computer could soon be less taxing on your wallet in the months to come.

Right now, the average price of a home computer set-up is about $2,000, but experts say sales are slowing and companies will have to drop prices to attract new buyers. They say the average price for a PC, monitor and printer could hit $1,500 by Christmas, but you might want to wait a little longer.

Manufacturers say prices should near the $500 mark by the turn-of-the-century